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The Middlebury Campus 


VOL. LIII 


MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT, THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 


NO. 3 


IFC Proposes New Rushing Program 


MIT Reveals 
Change In 3-2 

Pla n ForMidd 

By SUE WALLACE 

Massachusetts Institute of Tech¬ 
nology has announced a change in 
policy regarding admissions of 
transfers after three years at Mid¬ 
dlebury. 

Beginning with admissions in the 
fall of 1950, acceptance of all ap¬ 
plicants for transfer from any in¬ 
stitution will be made by MIT. 

Under the previous plan, appli¬ 
cants for transfer from Middlebury 1 
and sixteen other colleges were 
accepted by MIT on the basis of 
the recommendation of the college 
concerned. 

A recommendation from Middle¬ 
bury no longer guarantees a stu¬ 
dent admission to MIT, explained 
Prof. Benjamin Wissler, head of 
the physics department here. “We 



THE BIG MOVE — Stewart Hall will be ready for full occup¬ 
ancy this weekend. 


Stewart Finally Complete; 
Men To Move In Tomorrow 


V 1 OlTHllPl.P* tive chan £e to deferred rushing in 

7 r ^ the first semester, IFC President 

_ __ Richard Johnson ’58 said the 

111 I omorrow “Shorter, more compact” rushing 

period was “designed to benefit 
ments of structural glazed tile caus- equally all parties involved.” 


Houses Approve Revisions , 
Faculty Will Weigh Merits 

Middlebury’s changing fraternity rushing program, 
which in past years has teetered precariously between fra¬ 
ternity, freshman and faculty wishes, may be a deferred 
first semester system this year. 

Under a proposed Interfraternity Council plan, rush¬ 
ing for freshmen, transfers and independents would begin 
Monday, Nov. 25, and end 12 rushing days later, Dec. 13. 

President Stratton told The CAMPUS earlier this week 
he had scheduled a full faculty meeting at 4:30 p. m. to¬ 
day. He said the IFC proposal would be discussed and a 
vote taken. 

Faculty approval is necessary before any rushing plan 
goes into effect, the President de- between the “pincers of final ex- 
clared. ams and Winter Carnival,” the 

In announcing today the tenta- IFC found there would not be 
tive change to deferred rushing in ; (Continued on Page 7) 


Prof. Benjamin Wissler, head of CAROLINE SMITH ments of structural glazed tile caus- e q Ua n y a n parties involved.” 

the physics department here. “We Barr “* unforeseen complies- ed the delay in construction of the John$on ^ f approval C K. A i 

are now in the same position as tlons ’ Stewart Hal1 w U be ready dorm - which was originally sched- wag expected to be f orthcomin g at OUPcllV VJUl II 

any other institution. We cannot for occupancy this weekend. uled for completion early last today , s meeting The IFC presi . 

guarantee admission but we can Approximately 64 upperclassmen month. dent claimed support from a num- | Ip 0 * 1 * f-l tl ATI 

still send students to MIT who will previously assigned rooms in un- Men assigned rooms in Stewart ber of f aculty members who were ** 

be eligible for admission on a finished portions of the dorm, are have been temporarily living in adv i S ed of the IFC plans in ad- 

competitive basis.” tentatively slated to move into the Hepburn. vance. ! By MARY ROEMMELE 

In a communication to the Col- first and second floors tomorrow “I deeply appreciate the spirit Commitments will be offered by In <^gration ~ tbls a flghting 
lege, MIT explained its reason for afternoon, according to Fred F. c f cooperation which the displaced fraternities Wednesday, Dec. 11, V '° r , ‘ liany ' ° r e * nera Ca ” 
the change. It feels the former Neuberger, director of men’s resi- persons have displayed through- according to tentative IFC plans. 1 t.hH SU :.* but l ° ge j_ 

nlan favored certain institutions dences. nit Ihp nnst few wpeks ” stated Fi.ooVimon will fill out nmforon. 11S an orma ion, e 


Southerners 
Speak Out On 
Integration 


By MARY ROEMMELE 

Integration — this is a fighting 


first-hand information, The CAM- 


plan favored certain institutions, dences. cut the past few weeks, stated Freshmen will fill out preferen- „ TT „ ... . , . 

rr , „ ^ . o. x. . . PUS interviewed four Middlebury 

The new policy will include stu- All rooms are expected to be Neuberger in announcing Stewart s tial lists sometime after 8:30 p. m. ... . .. „ .. 

j . * . , .. ........ • students from tne ooutn. 

dents from many more colleges finished and fully equipped except completion. Their fine spirit has Dec. 13. This will be probably the . 

which had asked to be included in for desk drawers and outside win- reduced the inconvenience to a next day, Johnson said. Neta Wellford 61, from Mem- 

the combined plan. dow trim. Work also remains to minimum for all concerned.” Bids are to be given out early 1;)bis ’ Tenn -> feels that integration 

This new plan is not expected to be done on study lounges. Grading A formal dedication ceremony the following week. The IFC pres- sbould be left for tbe southern 

affect appreciably admissions at and landscaping will be complet- for the campus’s newest building ident said the date would per- pe °P le to work out because it is 

Middlebury, said John Handy, di- ed in the spring. is scheduled late this month.. haps be Dec. 17, and formal pledg- difficult to change their way of 

rector of admissions for men. Plant strikes holding up ship- - ing ceremonies on the steps 0 f thinking abiuptly. 


students from the South. 

Neta Wellford ’61, from Mem¬ 
phis, Tenn., feels that integration 


haps be Dec. 17, and formal pledg-1 difficult to cha:,ge their way of 
ing ceremonies on the steps 0 f | thinking abiuptly. 


Homecoming 


a m tTAI M T • | • iiumci. uiiiui^ 

Asian r luEpidemic Features 
Notin Vermont-Yet Ephs, Alums 


Mead Chapel would occur later She emphasized that the majori- 
the same day. ty of southern Negroes do not want 

’ The Council’ has required that integration any more than the sou- 
no pledge dances, parties or duties thern whites ’ Memphis does ™t 
shall be undertaken by any fra-1 yet have an integrated sch ° o1 *V*- 
ternity before the start of second ! tem: however ’ Miss Wellford stat- 

semester. This is to enable fresh- ed ' “ The Negro schools are as 
.. , good as white schools.” 

men to concentrate on finals. ! e 

Johnson asserted the new 12-dav ■ Many southerners feel that the 


ternity before the start of second * ’ 

Not In Vermont- Yet Ephs, Alums i ^ as 

-P Johnson asserted the new 12-day 1 Many southerneis feel that the 

By BOB AMTEH Homecoming ’57, scheduled for program has obvious advantagesJ North ls tryir Jg to force integration 

Middlebury’s administration took its first definite step the weekend of Oct. 12, offers a va- over previous plans which have ; > n the South,”said Mary Roe ' 59 , 
toward combatting the threat of Asian flu this week ried program for both alumni and been “long and drawn-out and spo-: from Baragould, Ark. She believes 

Questionnaires were sent by the Deans’ offices to all undergraduates. Williams will meet j radic.” Rushing last year totaled .« is best to Start with small chil- 

dormitories and fraternities to de- Porter Hospital is also giving Middlebury in football, there will j ^ days over a three-month period. f t ren ’ M W 0 ave nct k een tau Sht 

termine how many students have vaccine to all its personnel this be dancing in the Field House and Second Semester Plan fear of the Negio. 

already received vaccine, and how week, but is making no further open houses will fill in any spare Last year’s deferred plan was Miss Roe feels that integration 

many would desire vaccine, if and. plans because officials feel that moments. designed to take advantage of the will be accomplished slowly with 

when it becomes available. the majority of flu victims will be For alumni, an informal lecture first ten days in February. But (Continued on Page 5) 

Dr. L. S. Walker, new College treated at home. Vaccine is being °n “Russia Today” will be given by _ . _ 

medical advisor, refused to com- administered by the hospital to Professor Mischa Fayer, head of /»/»• • w 

ment when asked whether he had “key officials" in government, bu- the Russian department, Friday / i 911101 Tl / At t\PtlFP^PTlt 

formulated any policy toward pre- siness, and industry. evening at ^he Bread Loaf Little £5 J J 

venting an epidemic at Middlebury. Dr. Walker stated that he plan-, Theater ' Meeti ngs of Alumni and f A V A g A • g • 1/f «• 

Dean Elizabeth Kelly stated that ned to meet with college officials Alumnae Councils are planned, and /l/l/Yfif At ASSOClCltlOtl IVlGOtllli? 
the administration has been inves- soon to discuss the possibility of c ^ asses W ^1 be open to alums. , O 

tigating several different plans, to a student vaccination program. | MeMs will bt sei\ed at the Field President Samuel Stratton, Vice discussion at the two-day session 


the feasibility of instigating a stu- actions which may result from 


President Samuel Stratton, Vice j discussion at the two-day session 


dent vaccination program. 

Of more than 200,000 
of the flu reported 


the vaccine. 

cases All students at Wesleyan Univer- 
the sity are being required to receive 


President Stephen Freeman and at Harvard University. 

Dean John Bowker represented Q uestions Proposed by Middle- 

bury included discussion of the 


minimize the danger of an Asian He said there were “many fac- H “ n^v^jone?'Loc^r” will «rv P President Stephen Freeman and at Harvard University, 

flu epidemic crippling the College, tors to consider” before undertak- Daty Jones Locker will serve Questions proposed by Middle- 

The administration is withhold- ing such a program. These include as the theme of the annual Com- can 0 11 ow -t i lepiesene bury i nc i uded discussion of the 

ing any further action until more parents' permission for all students modore s Bal1 Saturday night, w-ith Middlebury Tuesday and Wednes- trend in s t ude nt car legislation and 

definite information is available on under 21, and possible allergic re- music the UVM Catamounts. day at the 100th annual meeting the uge of even j ng hours for reg- 

the feasibility of instigating a stu- actions which may result from To conclude the weekend, a spe- of the Association of Colleges in ular c i ass meetings. Another 

dent vaccination program. . ihe vaccine. cial cha P el servic * b e held Sun- New England. The 15 colleges par- suggested topic concerned admis . 

Of more than 200,000 cases AH students at Wesleyan Univer- m ° rning f ° r StUdentS and Visit ° rS ' tici P ating *« gg ested 83 topics for sicn Qf transfers from junior col . 

of the flu reported in the sit y are being required to receive ---leges v’hile a fourth question dealt 

United States at the present time, vaccinations, according to The 1 # T . I with the usefulness of student in- 

Time magazine said that colleges Wesleyan Argus. ilciCilO INctWOrlC Will I ill! K structors to increase teaching ef- 

and universities have been most _ \ fectiveness. 

seriously affected, Several, like # jVFirlrl T I V1YT R IVf Topics proposed by other col- 

Colorado and Texas Christian,’ The Inside StOTy A-1.1^. v k_7d.^'o tv 11IT1 leges stimulated discussion of fu- 

have over 600 cases. ture policy toward bringing tuition 

There have been no of fi„ Mlstory delayed are under way to form a for this network would be much charges into line with actual costs> 

reported in the Middlebury area rUsh,ng deb ‘ Ue ' Pa|fe 4 radi ° network between Middlebury more expensive than the present the effect 0 . )incre ased costs on 

yet, Mrs. Faith Younie, infirmary CAMPUS barks IFC’s defer- and Uy M - according to John Mee- system. student body Aake-up and exper- 

nur'se told The CAMPUS Mrs red rushin K proposal. scn cb ‘ ef en 8ineer of WRMC. Meeson believes that the radio j ence with loans to help students 

Younie said Asian flu is not expeeb Editorial Page 2 Proposed is a perk d of two hours link will Probably be formed and defray college expenses . 

ed to reach its peak until the ad- Munford reveals details of a ’ h ' v ' n:ng tr b ? S P ] 1 between at ^st a trial made. If it is sue- Anot her field of discussion con- 

vent of cold weather. *'ricl» and rewarding” Indian WRUV of UVM and WRMC - CeS,f ^’ St ' Michaels might later cerned development of advanced 

... „ ....... lecture tour i arrangement would be made pos- I° in the network. standing programs in languages 

personne a e nfirmary sible through the New England Among benefits of the proposed and pre-professional studies, the 

are sc e u e o receive u vac- egra on eras Lit Ie Telephone and Telegraph Corpo- mergor would be much tighter attraction and value of independ- 

cine within .he heap future. .)■ ration. I nity b-teeen Vermont colleger, ent honors programs and the func- 

^ vaccrrne as ten a lo- )• ora age... The biggest block preventing the easier broadcasting of sports' tion of comprehensive eramna- 

c.t r or s u ents at this point. 1 On Schedule Page 5 network is the lack of sponsors, events, and more program variety. tions. 


United States at the present time, vaccinations, according to The 
Time magazine said that colleges Wesleyan Argus, 
and universities have been most 
seriously affected. Several, like 

Colorado and Texas Christian,' The Inside Story ’ 
have over COO cases. 

_ History chronicles delayed 

There have been no cases of flu .. . . r 

, , , ., , rushing debate. Page 4 

reported in the Middlebury area 

yet, Mrs. Faith Younie, infirmary ( AMPI'S backs IFC s defer- 
nurse, told The CAMPUS. Mrs. red rushin & proposal. 

Younie said Asian flu is not expect- Editorial Page 2 

ed to reach its peak until the ad i Munford reveals details of 
vent of cold weather. “rich and rewarding” Indian 

All personnel at the infirmary leeturp tour Page 3 

are scheduled to receive flu vac- Integration crisis in Little 
cine within the near future, al- Rock challenges American de- 

though no vaccine has been alio- mocracy. Editorial Page 2 

cated for students at this point. On Schedule Page 5 


Radio Network Will Link 
Midd, UYM, Says WRMC 










PAGE 2 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 


Compromise Rushing Plan 

Trial and error have governed fraternity rushing 
schedules at Middlebury in the past few years. In 
retrospect, the errors seem to have outweighed the 
trials. 

Always to be considered are the various arguments 
of three groups — fraternities, freshmen and faculty- 
administration— which are rarely in complete accord. 

Yet untried is the delayed first-semester rushing 
program proposed by the Interfraternity Council this 
week. The IFC suggests 12 days of deferred rushing 
starting Nov. 25. 

Prior to last year rushing occupied up to six weeks 
at the beginning of school. This often forced haphazard 
decisions. Studies and adjustment to college life were 
frequently seriously affected. 

The proposed deferred program takes much less 
time and is scheduled later in the year. This, obviously 
does not handicap the rushee as much in studies and 
gives him a chance to become better acquainted with 
the College and fraternities. 

Last year’s program of second semester rushing, 
actually a misnomer since ten of its 15 days occurred 
before February, had numerous disadvantages. 

Rushees and rushers were preoccupied for nearly 
three months. Resulting tensions proved unhealthy 
both for freshmen and fraternities. 

Rushing rules, the IFC found, were unusually dif¬ 
ficult to enforce last year. For the first time in memory 
the Council was forced to fine a fraternity and then to 
minimize the fine because dirty rushing was generally 
prevalent. 

Second semester rushing wreaked havoc.on fresh¬ 
man social life. College planned social hours reported¬ 
ly lacked the spontaneity and diversity of fraternity 
functions. 

Another objection to last year’s program was that 
freshmen formed cliques which told a house “it’s,all or 
none.’’ 

The new IFC schedule encompasses only one-sev¬ 
enth as much time as last year’s program, and obviates 
the other objections raised. 

Objections against the two past rushing systems 
indicate need for a new program. 

THE IFC’S COMPACT DEFERRED RUSHING 
PLAN, WHICH MAXIMIZES THE ADVANTAGES 
AND MINIMIZES THE DISADVANTAGES OF OLD 
PROGRAMS, MAY BE THE ANSWER. 

It has overwhelming support from fraternities, 
qualified approval from some faculty members and 
the endorsement of The CAMPUS. 

IFC President Johnson and Vice President Ward 
are to be commended for their insight into the prob¬ 
lem. 

It is hoped their effort has not been wasted. 

The Pursuit of Freedom 

“By the virtue of the authority vested in me by the 
Constitution and the statutes of the U. S. . . .’’ 

This is the beginning of the proclamation recently 
issued by President Eisenhower regarding the question 
of integration in Little Rock. These words are a deeply 
ingrained part of functioning American democracy. 

The right to use federal troops to enforce a public 
education edict — the rights of the States vs. those of 
the Federal Government — the apparent fear of in¬ 
creased mass violence — these are the problems with 
which Americans are now preoccupied. 

Feelings both in the North and the South exhibit 
marked indictions of anxiety, hatred and fear. The his¬ 
tory of the United States shows this is not the first time 
such conditions have existed; it may not be the last. 

In one sense the events in Little Rock are good for 
the people and th& government of these United States. 
America is and must remain a testing ground for a 
working democracy. 

THE ARKANSAS SITUATION HAS SET THE 
AMERICAN MIND IN MOTION. This is where the true 
significance of recent events lies. 

To become lax and complacent is the threat which 
confronts all democratic forms of government. 

The past four weeks offer America a definite chal¬ 
lenge. The very existence of challenges is a necessary 
part of a functioning democracy, for such are they that 
make or break a land which pursues freedom. 

Herein lies the heart of America. 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


The student newspaper of Middlebury College, published every Thurs¬ 
day during the college year except during official college holidays. Edi¬ 
torial and business offices In the Student Union Building, Middlebury 
College, Mlddebury, Vermont. Telephone DUdley 8-2813. 

Entered as second class matter, February 28, 1913 at the post office, 
Middlebury, Vermont. 

Subscription rate: $4.00 a year. Represented for national advertising 
by the National Advertising Service Inc., 420 Madison Ave., New York, 
N. Y. 

Opinions expressed on the editorial page do not necessarily reflect 
the official position of the College or the views of the student body. 
Signed articles, letters, and columns are the opinions of the writer. 


RICHARD WOODWORTH '58 
EDWARD SITTS '58 

PHILLIP ORMSBEE '58 
Executive Editor 
CLAIRE DEERHAKE '58 
Managing Editor 
JOSEPH MOHBAT '58 
Sports Editor 


Editor-In-Chief 
Business Manager 
CAROL HARDY *58 
Assistant Business Manager 
LOUISE ALLEN 59 
Local Advertising Manager 
HERBERT FOSTER '60 
National Advertising Manager 


FACULTY FORUM 

Wells ’ Short Story Provokes Beauchesne 
To Say ‘ Those That Have Eyes to See ’ 


By RENE BEAUCHESNE 

Instructor in Political Science 

The central figure of a famous 
short story by H. G. Wells is a 
man named Nunez. He is a moun¬ 
tain climber and one day he falls 
int^ a hitherto forgotten valley. As 
he makes his way along the valley 
he notices that “high up and ring¬ 
ing the valley about was a wall” 
and in the center of the valley 
a settlement which, by its appear¬ 
ance, gave a “singularly urban 
quality to this secluded place.” 

But something seems to be wrong 
with the inhabitants of the valley. 
They have no knowledge of the 
world beyond the valley, the world 
from which Nunez has come. 

“OVER THE MOUNTAINS I 
come,’’ said Nunez, “out of the 
country beyond here, where there 
are a hundred thousands of peo¬ 
ple ...” He tries to describe 
life beyond the moun¬ 
tains but the people will not be¬ 
lieve him. 

- "They told him there were indeed 
no mountains at all, but the end of 
the rocks . . . was indeed the end 
of the world; thence sprang a 
cavernous roof of the universe . . . 
When he maintained stoutly the 
world had neither end nor roof 
s’(ich as they supposed, they said 
his thoughts were wicked.” 

NUNEZ DIDN’T FIT into the se¬ 
cluded mountain community. He us¬ 
ed words that these people did not 
understand. He spoke of things 
they had never seen. He was forced 
to make a public profession of 
faith in the idea that there was 
nothing beyond the wall of rock, 
but the people knew he didn't be¬ 
lieve it. However, they permitted 
him to live among them. 

When Nunez announced that he 
wanted to marry one of the girls 
in the valley, however, the elders 


By PHIL ORMSBEE 

And so another academic year 
springs upon us. With another col¬ 
umn. Better than a week has waltz¬ 
ed by, with people finally tracking 
down class rooms, already hav¬ 
ing wiped out their three cuts. 
It’s grand to be back. 

Those freshmen. Spirit? Drive? 
Leather - lunged? A big part of 
any college year kickoff is the 
cherubic awe the old school is held 
in by approximately 358 of the 
well-scrubbed and newly appoint¬ 
ed. This year the essence appears 
even more weighty. Professional 
lethargies have been forced to ren¬ 
der a weak smile and something 
like: “It’s not true. There can’t 
be 180 kids signed up for this 
hike!” 

HOW ABOUT THIS bagpiper bit? A 


CAMPUS Rates 
Undergo Raise 

Rising prices of newsprint have 
been partially responsible for an 
increase in The CAMPUS subscrip¬ 
tion rate, Edward Sitts, business 
manager, announced recently. 

Effective Tuesday, the price was 
raised to $4 a year. The previous 
rate, $3.50, had not been increas¬ 
ed for more than a decade. 

The price increase will pave the 
way for “an improved CAMPUS” 
and will supplement increased ad¬ 
vertising rates, Sitts said. 

Subscribers for the year 1957-58 
who were entered on the paper’s 
lists prior to Oct. 1 will be ex¬ 
empt from the raise. 


of the community decided they 
must act. Up until this time his 
presence had been tolerated. Now 
that he wished to participate fully 
in the social life of the community 
something more than a simple pro¬ 
fession of faith was needed. The 
elders consulted together. 

“He’s better than he was,” one 
of them said, “Very likely, some 
day, we shall find him as sane as 
ourselves.” 

Then one of the elders who 
thought deeply, had an idea. 

“I HAVE EXAMINED him,” he 
said, “and the case is clearer to 
me. I think very probably he might 
be cured.” 

“That is what I hoped.” said 
another elder. 

“His brain is affected,” said the 
doctor. 

“Yes?,’’ y said the elder. 

“And I think I may say with 
reasonable certainty that, in order 
to cure him completely, all we 
need do is a simple and easy sur¬ 
gical operation. 

“And then he will be sane?” 

“Then he will be perfectly sane 
and a quite admirable citizen.” 

But Nunez does not submit to 
the operation. Instead he flees 
over the mountains back into his 
own world. 

The title of this story is “The 
Country of the Blind,” and I have 
alway thought that it has lessons 
foe everyone, especially those of 
us who live this secluded academic 
life here in the mountains. 

OFTEN WE TOO FALL into the 
belief that there is nothing beyond 
the mountains. Often, we too de¬ 
mand that everyone in our little 
community believe the same things 
that we do. Often, we too suggest 
the same kind of “surgical opera¬ 
tion,” namely, making everyone 
who does not see the world as we 


somewhat disconcerting element in 
the formative plans of the stern¬ 
lipped Key, he is a person who 
insists on swelling the ranks of 
’61’s compulsory Chapel step-sing¬ 
ing. Furthermore, what can be 
more appealing at one o’clock in 
the morning than melodious strains 
issuing from a pigskin bag full of 
holes? Yeah, we know. Still it’s 
a little more of that supposedly 
“old shoe” frame of mind—spirit. 

The class of 1961 is perhaps the 
largest ever to begin at Middle¬ 
bury. This writer has heard this 
noised about, based upon admis¬ 
sions office tabulations and the 
mutterings of professors asking for 
double-deck classroom seats. 

But striking closer to home, how 
about the 10-10:30 coffee break? 
Break? If that’s a break, lets all 
be failures. The tables have been 
re-arranged in the snack bar, al¬ 
lowing one to inadvertently drink- 
a total stranger's coffee. The whole 
room looks like a Ladies’ Aid bin- 
go tournament or a mah-johngg 
festival. Coffee-drinking must have 
been an entrance requirement this 
year. 

THE WHOLE COLLEGE plant is 

expanding in leaps and bounds, 
and one supposes that the Student 
Union will be dealt with according¬ 
ly. Right now it's difficult to ima¬ 
gine walking into the snack bar 
and hearing one’s footsteps echo¬ 
ing hollowly, but it’ll happen somei 
day. Recessed juke box, recessed 
waiters, foldaway cups—the works. 
In the meantime, drop in at the 
old snack bar. Meet friends and 
make enemies — you can’t avoid 
it. 


do as blind as ourselves. 

But here we have something 
which should enable us to open 
our eyes and see the world as it 
really is. We have education which 
should not blind us to the realities 
of the world, but which should 
make us more acutely aware of 
them. 

AND ALTHOUGH TOO MANY of 

us still live in the country of the 
blind there is one fundamental dif¬ 
ference. The characters in Wells’ 
story saw not, because they could 
not see. If we see not, it is because 
we will not see and surely this is 
the most terrible blindness of all. 


LETTERS 

Chance Offered 

To the Editor: 

We were very much interested in 
Boyce Hinman’s letter which ap¬ 
peared in The CAMPUS last week. 
We agree wholeheartedly with his 
feeling that students ought to ac¬ 
tively support such organizations 
as CARE. 

He will be happy to know that we 
have chosen CARE to be one of the 
four organizations to receive aid 
from our Community Chest Drive 
this November. 

Since this is the only existing 
charitable endeavor of the college 
year, we feel that this campus 
drive will provide an excellent op¬ 
portunity for each of us to do his 
share by giving of himself (both 
in time and assets). 

This, then, is a concrete way of 
helping “to make this a better 
world” and we feel it will provide 
a practical means of contribution 
and expression, as everyone will 
be called on to take some part in 
the undertaking. 

PENNY GROLL 
TONY ROBINSON 
Co-Chairmen, 1957 Undergraduate 
Community Chest Drive 

How Long? 

To the Editor: 

A library is the core of any 
school, I should think, and the 
Middlebury library is sadly inade¬ 
quate. The lack of storage space 
is the woe of students and librar¬ 
ians alike. 

People have been turned away 
every night this week for lack of 
study space. Then too, I wonder 
about the Abernethy Room, where 
the valuable collection of Ameri¬ 
can literature must stay behind 
locked doors.- It seems out of pro¬ 
portion to give seldom-used mu¬ 
seum pieces so much room, when 
everything else is overcrowded. 

Should the new theatre and luxu¬ 
rious men’s dorm have priority ov¬ 
er our sad library? The planners 
doubtless have considered all these 
points, but how long, men, how 
long before we have decent library 
facilities? 

ANNE MARTIN ’59 


FELLOWSHIP AVAILABLE 

Applications for Danforth Grad¬ 
uate Fellowships are available for 
senior men interested in college 
teaching. Those interested should 
contact Gordon C. Perine imme¬ 
diately. 

The Danforth Foundation offers 
financial assistance to its Fellows 
according to individual need, li¬ 
miting the annual maximum grant 
to $1,800 for single men, and $2,400 
for married men, with an addi¬ 
tional stipend for children. 

Men are encouraged to apply, 
even though they may have no 
financial need, so they may par¬ 
ticipate in this “relationship of en¬ 
couragement.” 


GENTLE RE ADER 
Bagpipes, Frosh And Stu-U 
Amity Start Year Off Right 



THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


PAGE 3 


Munford Returns From India; 
Spoke On Am Lit In Universities 


By JANE COUTANT 

Familiar sounds of chapel bells 
.and students’ voices breaking the 
crisp October air formed a uni¬ 
que setting for tales of sunrise 
on the Ganges, visits to the holi¬ 
est of Hindu cities, and other ex¬ 
periences so unrelated to our own 
cultural context. 

Several dayfc after returning 
from his lecture tour of India, at¬ 
tempting to sort and analyze his 
impressions, Prqfessor Howard 
Munford conveyed his sense of 
“culture shock” at the rapid trans¬ 
ference to a totally different frame 
of reference. 

“It was an experience too recent, 
too overwhelming, to make easy 
generalizations about,” he said. 

Munford and his fellow lecturer, 
poet and critic John Barryman, 
arrived in India July 15. Sponsor¬ 
ed by the State Department, their 
tour consisted of conducting sym¬ 
posiums with university professors 
of English in the Bombay-Calcutta 
area, attempting to interest them 
in the literature of America. 

America Un-Poetic? 

According to Munford, many of 
the Indian people are not aware 
there is an American literature. 
Often, Indfian educators would 
maintain, in summing up the lec¬ 
tures, that America has produced 
no poetry, although they are very 
fond of Emerson and Thoreau, and 
displayed great interest in Hem¬ 
ingway’s “Old Man and the Sea.’’ 

The one question most frequent¬ 
ly raised, Munford found, was whe¬ 
ther there were anything really 
spiritual or idealistic in American 
literature, usually with the implied 
conviction that there was not. 
“Their own writing is so full of 
sentimental mysticism, expressed 
directly,” he said, “that it is d'f- 
ficult for them to understand an 
American writer dealing with such 
questions indirectly or through im¬ 
ages.” 

Officials Resent U. S. 

In commenting upon his impres¬ 



IIOWARD MUNFORD 
. . . culture shock 


sions of the current state of East- 
West relations, Munford noted that 
“nothing is simple or easy in dis¬ 
cussing any aspect of India.” 

To Munford, it seemed that In¬ 
dia was still suffering from “co¬ 
lonial psychology,’’ and that the 
people displayed a deep fear of 
imperialist exploitation. 

“In an endeavor of this sort,” 
Munford said, “it is difficult to 
tell how much has been accom¬ 
plished, but you always hope to 
have been effective in areas of 
which you may not be aware.” 

Indication of Success 
He found an indication of suc¬ 


cess in the fact that after one 
lecture, two graduate students de¬ 
cided to do their dissertations on 
Frost and Hemingway, while a vice 
chancellor at one of the univer¬ 
sities said he would immediately 
recommend adding a course in 
American literature to the curri¬ 
culum. 

“I returned from India deeply 
troubled,” Munford concluded, 
“but I was impressed by the great 
courage of these people in attempt¬ 
ing to solve problems of such mag¬ 
nitude by democratic means. I 
found this tour a rich and reward¬ 
ing experience.’’ 

Informal Soph 
Dance Slated 

"Club ’60” is the informal dance 
to be sponsored by the sophomore 
class from 8-12 p. m. Saturday in 
McCullough Gymnasium. 

Jack Durett and his band will 
provide the music, according to 
co-chairmen Gordon Thayer and 
Brinna Bairtl. There also will be 
a vocalist. 

Vcevold Strekalovsky has de¬ 
signed mobiles of musical instru¬ 
ments to carry out the jazz theme 
in decorations. 

Chaplain and Mrs. Charles Scott 
will chaperone. 


For that dinner out 
try one of the delicious meals 
served at the 

BARRACUDA RESTAURANT 

Main Street Middlebury i 


WRA Repl aces 
WAA; Agenda 
Set For 1957-’58 

Women’s Recreation Association, 
formerly the Women’s Athletic As¬ 
sociation, will sponsor competitive 
sports between sorority, non-affi- 
liated and freshman women this 
year, replacing previous inter-class 
competition. Membership in WRA 
is automatic for all women. 

Officers are Betsy Chalmers ’58, 
president; Kay Shook ’59, vice pres¬ 
ident; Jean Maclnnes ’60 secre- 
! tary, and Anne Curtis ’58, treas- 
' urer. 

This year a participation cup 
j will be awarded to the group with 
the greatest representation on a 
percentage basis. 


Addition Planned 
To Chem Building 

A fireproof storeroom will be add 
ed to the chemistry building, upon 
completion of Stewart Hall and the 
Wright Memorial Theatre. 

The new addition will be com¬ 
pletely separate so one can enter 
only from out-of-doors. If the chem¬ 
icals should catch fire, no flames 
or fumes could enter the chemistry 
! building proper. 

Standing about 24 feet wide, 30 
| feet long, and seven feet high, the 
1 addition will not reach the chemis- 
i try building’s first story windows. 

Stone matching that of the ..pre¬ 
sent chemistry building is to be 
used, according to Carroll Rikert 
Jr., College business manager. 


Tailoring - Dry Cleaning - Pressing 

for men and women 
also 

Tuxedoes for Rent 
and 

Men’s Ivy League Clothes 
made to order 

MORRIS THE TAILOR 

DU 8-4831 


Everybody Come To - - - 

CLUB 60 

Jack Durett’s Orchestra 
Glamorous Singer 

Saturday 8-12 P.M. 

Gy imiasiinn 

’57 College Kick-off 


McColloiigh 




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the finest taste in smoking! 


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HAVE A R|AL CIGARETTE 


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fancy stuff to smoke these 
days. Look ’em over — 
then settle down with Camel, 
a real cigarette. The exclu¬ 
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tobaccos has never been 
equalled for rich flavor 
and easygoing mildness. 
Today, more people smoke 
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cigarette. 










PAGE 4 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


Rushing History View Shows 
Early Plan to Be Traditional 


By DICK ENGLISH 

Despite many revisions and modifications, the rush¬ 
ing system at Middlebury has remained essentially a first 
semester plan. 

In 1949 and 1951 the exchange dinner system existed. It 
was arranged so that a freshman place at the end of the first and 
would eat at two fraternity houses extending into the second semes- 
one week and one the next for the t er, this new plan was in a sense 
duration of the exchange dinner a compromise. 


senes. 

However, Fred Neuberger, dean 
of freshman men, remarked that 
“the dinners were a tedious ordeal 
and did not accomplish their pur¬ 
pose.’’ 

Smoker Plan 

In 1953 the IFC instituted the 


There has always been a con¬ 
troversy as to which system is 
the better. From 1949 to 1955 the 
majority of the houses wanted first 
semester rushing. 

Unburdened Rushing 
An editorial in the April 30, 1953 


smoker plan which lasted through issue of The CAMPUS stated that 
1955. According to Richard John- there were tvvo main objections to 
son ’58, Council president, the smo- the second semester system: “the 
ker system, which lasted for 34 Possibility of an outbreak of dirty 
to 36 days put too much strain on rushin S and the lack of social fa- 
freshmen during their first few cilities for Ashmen during their 
weeks of college. first semester -’ 

Therefore, in 1956 delayed rush- ^ editorial said that with a 

ing first became effective. Taking —-- 


second semester plan the fresh¬ 
men could accept college respon¬ 
sibilities without being burdened 
with rushing and thus “emerge 
successfully in February.” 

Freshmen would also come to 
know the upperclassman not as a 
“fraternity contact” but as a 
friend. 

Second semester rushing, con¬ 
tinued the editorial, would be an 
asset to upperclassmen also in that 
all students would be “relieved of 
some long discussions at the first 
of the year and able to concen¬ 
trate on their work." 

Despite warnings and prophe¬ 
cies of the past, the IFC has pro¬ 
posed another delayed first semes¬ 
ter rushing plan, which will last for 
12 days. 

Advantages and objections to it 
will become evident during the 
year if the proposal is approved. 


Sorority Rush 
Pledges Eight 

Six sophomore and two junior 
women were pledged by four so¬ 
rorities Sunday and Monday after 
open rushing. Seven women were 
selected as house privileges. 

Pledging Delta Delta Delta was 
Rose Mary McDonough ’60. Pi Be¬ 
ta Phi received Janet Martin ’59 
and Susan Work ’59, while Sigma 
Kappa pledged Sylvia Boger '60, 
Sally Porter '60 and Jean Stratton 
’60. Virginia Dakin ’60 and Susan 
Houssman ’60 are new pledges of 
Theta Chi Omega. 

New house privileges are Antoin¬ 
ette Tesdoniero ’60, Alpha Xi Del¬ 
ta; Anne Walker '59, Delta Delta 
Delta; Jean Looker ’60, Pi Beta 
Phi; Diane Doubleday ’58 and Lyn¬ 
ne Ewing ’60, Sigma Kappa; and 
Gail Smith ’60, Theta Chi Omega. 


Why Not Bank In Town 

THE NATIONAL BANK 
OF MIDDLEBURY 

Member F.D.I.C. 


Cyr’s Sunoco Service Station 


Tel. DU 8-2021 


44 North Pleasant St. 
For Your Car’s 
Fall Changeover 
and 

Anti-Freeze 


“Garland” 

SWEATERS 

Exclusive at 

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Select yours from our large stock. 

Found in all styles, sizes, and in 
as many as sixteen colors 

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Special rates to Parties and Groups. 

Visitors always welcome. 


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Main Street 


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ee t Middlebury 

For the best imported foods 
We carry 

PASTENE 

and also 

If you are looking for a 

DELICIOUS STEAK 

to cook go see 


Symphony Concert 
Offered In Series 

The Vermont'Chamber Orchestra, 
under the direction of Professor 
Alan Carter, will present a con¬ 
cert April 25th in Mead Chapel. 

This addition to the 1957-58 Con¬ 
cert-Lecture Series has been an¬ 
nounced by Prof. Jean Berger, 
chairman of the committee on the 
series. A soloist will be announced 
later. 

WANT TO TAKE PHOTOS? 

Candid photographers interested 
in occasional work are desired by 
Warren Kay Vantine Studio of Bos¬ 
ton. 

Assignments cover school photo¬ 
graphy within a radius of 25 miles. 

Interested persons should contact 
Gordon C. Perine at the Place¬ 
ment Office. 

SHOP AT HOME FIRST 


THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 

Lions to Present 
Play Oct. 25, 26 

The Middlebury Lions Club will 
present their fourth annual produc¬ 
tion on Friday and Saturday night, 
October 25 - 26 at the old High 
School Auditorium at 8:15 p.m. both 
evenings. The play this year is 
“George Washington Slept Here” 
by Hart and Kaufman. Helping 
with the cast from “the hill” are 
Erika Mimno ’59, Janet Fischer ’60, 
John Nanasi '59, Gerry Noonan '58, 
students; Fred Bowman, speech 
professor, Margaret Fayer, librar¬ 
ian, Henry Prickitt, English pro¬ 
fessor and Bill Trask, formerly of 
the administration staff. The play 
will be directed by Erie Volkert of 
the drama department. 

The key to success unlocks tfie 
door to knowledge first. 


Many things are necessary in 
the field of higher education / 

Frisbys (You know, Flying saucers) 

Decal Greek letters (Sororities and Fraternities) 

Scrabble in French, German, or Spanish 
Cynic cards for the ill - Friends or foes! 

THE MIDD WAY SHOP 


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Inn 

Fine food 


Excellent accommodations 

u The Old Fashioned Room” 

Route 125 

DU 8-4372 

East Middlebury 


established 1810 



ANGIE 


Do You Know 
that a good job 
of winterizing your car 
should include the following? 

Lubrication 

Change of differential lubricant 

(also transmission lube on some cars) 

Check all radiator hose for cracked hose 
or loose connections 
Check heater hose 
Drain and flush radiator 
Check thermostat 
Check fan belts 

Check battery and battery cables 
Check wiper blades 

THEN 

Install Anti-Freeze 

We intend to make these checks 
at no extra cost with every 
winterizing job 

We now have on hand a complete line 
of Remington ammunition 

Bicycles for Rent 

MAIN STREET 
SOCONY STATION 

now operated by 

BECKWITH MOTORS 

Tel. DU 8-4888 







THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


PAGE 5 


Bread Loaf School for Writers 
Does Brisk Business in August 


By FRED GENNERT 
Ed Note: Fred Gennert relates 
some of his summer experien¬ 
ces at Bread Loaf Writer’s Con¬ 
ference. 

Eighteen staff members lectur¬ 
ed to and conferred with 175 stu¬ 
dents of writing at the 32nd an¬ 
nual Writer’s Conference held this 
summer from August 14 to 28 at 
the Breadloaf campus. 

Varied Courses 

During the two weeks there were 
five lectures each day on all phas¬ 
es of writing, including the novel, 
the short story, poetry, non fic¬ 
tion, and juvenile literature. No 
one is required to attend lectures 
and it would be impossible for 
anyone to include everyone. It 
seemed that most people averaged 
three a day. 

For the first two or three days 
people were inclined to use the 
word ‘I’ in every sentence. This 
is only natural for a writer’s con¬ 
ference, but as the members grad¬ 
ually learned about each other, the 
word "I” disappeared and was re¬ 
placed by ‘you.’ It was at this 
point each individual realized he 
was in a group of two hundred 
extremely interesting people. And 
he only had two weeks to find out 
about them all! 

This year’s staff included such 
people as A. B. Guthrie Jr., Pulit¬ 
zer prize winning novelist; Leonie 
Adams, poet; Kay Boyle, author 
of a number of stories and novels; 
Eunice Blake, editor of children’s 
books at J. P. Lippencott Com¬ 
pany; Mildred Walker, novelist; 
William Raney, Editor in Chief at 
Henry Holt and Company and 
E. P. Dutton and Company. Spe- j 
cial lectures were given by Rob¬ 
ert Frost, Cathrine Drinker Bowen, 
David McCord and Richard Wilbur. | 
Perhaps the two highlights of the I 
lectures were reached in Robert | 
Frost’s reading and discussion of 
his own work, and in Cathrine 
Drinker Bowen’s talk about writ- | 
ers, covering the feelings, habits I 
and troubles of “those who wish to | 
write.” 

Lectures are only a part of 


C. G. COLE & SON 
FLORISTS 

‘‘Flowers Wired Anvwhere’ 


Breadloaf. An active social life 
exists at all times. People could 
be found congregating at seven 
in the morning and at midnight. 
Conversation was as varied as any 
could possibly be. An outsider walk¬ 
ing across campus might find 
something like this: In the barn, 
he would stop and listen to a 
group of young writers discussing 
off—Broadway acting and their 
experiences trying to make a liv¬ 
ing as artists. 

Final Analysis 

If any specific ideas could be 


taken home from this year’s con¬ 
ference, they would be as follows: 
Although less magazines are pub¬ 
lished today the market is as large 
or larger with new media such as 
television. 

Any writer who wishes to suc¬ 
ceed must take his work seriously, 
and do so at any cost; an inter¬ 
est in writing is an interest in life 
and all authors have the same 
depressions and frustrations. Most 
important of all, each conference 
member hopes to return next year. 


Southerners See Integration 
As ‘Touchy’; Progress Slow 


(Continued from Page 1) 
the advent of a new generation. 

Ann Clowes '61 of Louisville, Ky. 
comes from a state where all pub¬ 
lic schools are integrated. She be¬ 
lieves the federal government has 
proceeded too rapidly in other 
states. 

Miss Clowes described the poor 
living conditions of many Negroes, 
but she feels with integration the 
Negro will be given a chance to 
better his lot. 


THE TOPS 

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any time of the week 


at any time of day 


Route 7 


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Ford and Mercury Sales and Service 


24 Hour Wrecker Service 


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Merchant’s Row 


After all your movie dates 
for a 

Delicious Evening Snack 
Stop in at 

SMITH’S 

PARK RESTAURANT 

r 

Also remember 


Middlebury 


For the best dinner and soda fountain service 
Middlebury Students 
go to 

SMITH S PARK RESTAURANT 


New Home Ec House Opens 

“Every meal’s a Pre-A” for girls living in the new 
home management house on Hillcrest Avenue. 

Miss Patricia McCarthy, assistant professor of home 

economics, is supervisor and house I_ 

mother to the five residents, three J cpuriM P 

of whom are taking the home man- t wIN oLnLDULll 
agement course. Saturday 

These girls completely run the Soccer — Union, away, 
house, taking turns buying food, Football — Worcester, away, 
cooking and planning meals ,for 8-12 p. m. — Club ’60, sopho- 
themselves, setting and serving more dance, McCullough Gym. 
the table, washing dishes, and do- 8-12 p. m. — ATO Fall Jazz Con¬ 
ing general cleaning. There are no cert, Bread Loaf Campus, 
formal classes in this course. Sunday , 

The house, which has been re- 6 p. m. — Episcopal dinner, St. 
cently decorated, includes a large Stephen’s Hall, 
living room, the housemother’s 7 p. m. — Debaters' Banquet, 
apartment, a dining room, a Dog Team, 
modern kitchen equipped with a , Wednesday 

dishwasher, and the girls’ rooms. 3:30 p. m. — Soccer, Clarkson. 


Stacy Lloyd, ’60, of Virginia com¬ 
mented that most people in his 
part of the state were opposed 
to integration because of the long 
tradition of segregation that has 
existed in the South. He added 
that at this time very few schools 
are integrated, and that the in¬ 
tegration which has begun is con¬ 
fined to younger students. 

All echoed the opinion that inte¬ 
gration is a “touchy” subject, not 
often discussed among southerners. 


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Middlebury 


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CAMPUS TOWN HALL 


THEATRE DU 8-4841 MIDD. VT. 
Two Shows 

Continuous From 7 P.M. Daily 
and Sunday 

THURS.-SAT. OCT. 3-5 

Double Feature 
Mat. Sat. at 1:30 
Year’s Top Horror Show. 
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But Don’t Faint - - - 

“CURSE OF 
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“It Kills But 
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SUN.-MON. 


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FRI.-SAT. OCT. 4-5 

Mat. Sat. at 1:30 
Do not miss seeing 
WALT DISNEY’S 


“BAMBI” 


children under 12 - .25 admission 
plus 

“HUNTER OF THE DEEP” 

in color . A marvelous under 
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SUN.-MON.-TUES. 


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WED.-THURS. 

Special Mat. Wed. at 2:30 
The Year’s Prize Winning Picture 
from France. 


"A GEM! 


English sub-titles. 

Flayed for summer school students 
and was exceUent. 


NEXT WEEK 

Marilyn Monroe in 

“PRINCE AND THE 
SHOW GIRL” 
















PAGE 6 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 


Visitors Favored 


Techmen, Beset By Losses, 
Host Middlebury Saturday 


Sat.’s Stats . . . 

MIDDLEBURY WESLEYAN 

First Downs 20 11 

Yards Rushing 281 186 

Forward Passes 6 4 

Passes Completed 2 0 

Yds. Gained Pass. 43 0 

Forwards Int By 2 2 

Punts 4 2 

Ave. Dist. Punts* 32.3 39 

Fumbles 3 4 

Own Fumbles Rec. 2 1 

Penalties 2 6 

Yards Lost Pen. 22 35 

*From Line of Scrimmage. 


By JOE MOHBAT 

Fresh from last Saturday’s win 
over Wesleyan, Coach Duke Nel¬ 
son’s Panthers march on Worces¬ 
ter this Saturday in an attempt 
to wreak revenge for Worcester 
Tech's 7-0 surprise win here last 
year. And present indications seem 
to point towards probable success 
along these lines. 

It would appear that the power- 
packed Panther backfield will be 
a bit too much for a graduation 
riddled Tech eleven. Not only last 
June’s farewells, but the combina¬ 
tion of grades and the U. S. Army 
seems to have sadly hurt the En¬ 
gineers’ ’57 grid prospects. 

Untried Frosh 

The Techmen, who crushed a 
mediocre New Britain Teachers 
team last Saturday, 19-0, are de¬ 
pending on their untried freshman 
in an effort to get anywhere this 
season. A total of seven of last 
year’s starters were lost to Coach 
Bob Pritchard via the previously 
mentioned routes. 

While Pritchard's main trouble I 
is concentrated in the forward wall 
(which was WPI’s margin of vie- 
tory last year here), his backfield ! 
is depthless. He has a quartet of J 
sophomores who played some ball | 


last year. Don Ferrari will run 
the winged-T; Ron Pokraka and 
Joe Bronzino, halfbacks, and Ray 
Pavlovsky at fullback, broke in 
with him last fall as freshmen. 
Only two others, Bob Kieltyka and 
Dick Tufts, have any experience 
carrying the ball. 

Center Critical 

In the line, there are two hold¬ 
overs at end, Dave Ryan and 
Frank Salek. Center is especially 
critical, with last year’s sub, Bill 
Hayes, alone in the field. Stu Sta¬ 
ples at tackle and A1 Swetz at 
guard round out the known talent. 
Pritchard has been combing up¬ 
per class registrations in an effort 
to spot some latent football talent 
to bolster the freshman unknowns. 

His own impression is that he 
will have to be on the lucky side 
to repeat last year’s victory over 
Middlebury. 

On The Limb 

Last year’s contest by the way 
marked the first meeting' of the 
two schools since 1907, when Mid¬ 
dlebury won. It might be said to 
be the rubber, and it might not j 
be going too far out on the limb 
to predict a 21-7 victory for the 
visitors. 


elected to receive, but their pos¬ 
session of the ball was short-lived 
as Middlebury’s Tom Cornick re¬ 
covered a Wesleyan fumble on 
the first set of plays, giving the 
Panthers possession on the home 


Aldrich Hits Paydirt 

A few plays and a couple of 
minutes later, the visitors broke 
into the scoring column with Pete 
Aldrich going over from the seven 
standing up, behind some great 
blocking. 

In the early minutes of the sec¬ 
ond'quarter, Midd’s Atkinson prov¬ 
ed he could do more than hit a 
line, skirting left end and outrac- 
ing the secondary to score from 
35 yards out. 

The third quarter proved to be 
no dfferent from the first two, 
Middlebury pushing Atkinson over 
from the two on a plunge, a tally 
that was the culmination of a 37 
yard march. 

Spectacular 

The Panthers' final TD came in 
the fourth quarter, and was prob¬ 
ably the most spectacular. Atkin¬ 
son took the ball and broke through 
the Cards’ forward wall, which 
had been opened up by some 


BATTING 


AROUND 


I By JOE MOHBAT 

Third and goal to go on the Wesleyan three. The ball goes to Aldrich. 
He is stopped on an attempted plunge. 


COACH DUKE NELSON, who lead his Panther eleven hack 
from Connecticut last week with a 28-6 victory, is shown with his 
ace left halfback, Pete Aldrich. The latter, in addition to notching 
one of the four TD’s, converted on all four. 


High above the scene of action, snug in the confines of the Andrus 
Field press coop, a Hartford reporter jots down the play on his 
scoresheet. Then he writes, “Atkinson, 2-yard plunge, touchdown.” 


This even before the Panthers emerge from their huddle. 

A kibitzer, looking over his shoulder: “What the hell . . . ?” “Use 
your head, man,” replies the scribe. “Who would you give the ball to 
now, with fourth and goal? And do you think for a minute he’ll miss it?” ; 

The teams line up. The ball goes to Number 35, and the lines 
clash, Cardinal defenders desperately trying to nail the 205-pound 
fury moving towards them. There is momentary confusion, which 
is soon cleared up by a couple of official-looking arms thrown sky¬ 
ward. The Hartford scribe grins and sips his coffee. From around 
him, “Geez,” or “Look at that, willya,” or “Hey Presbrey, where 
you Vermonters been hiding this guy?” 

From that point until the end of the game, which was a foregone con¬ 
clusion anyway, various chatter from Middlebury people about how 
Vermonters who were stars all had to star for Middlebury anyway, and j 
how Williams doesn’t look quite so big now, do they? And how we hope 
Middlebury doesn’t get caught reading its press clippings next Saturday 
at Worcester, this seeming to have been the trouble last year. But Mid¬ 
dlebury football talk in the pressbox that day was nothing but optimistic. 
And nothing but Atkinson. 

And the optimism, it seems, is with good reason. A beautiful 
ground attack on Middlebury’s part killed the necessity of having to 
test the air attack, and on the two completed passes, end Billy 
French made spectacular grabs. Not too mention Peterson, one of 
of New Engand’s top pass receivers, who didn’t have to put on that 
show Saturday. But think of the potential when Nelson & Co. do have 
to take to the air. 

And people, including the coach, were happy about the showing of 
sophomore Tom Cornick at tackle. Cornick, heretofore unnoticed, was a 
last-minute choice to start, and played neat defensive ball, pouncing on ' 
a fumble to set up the Panthers’ first touchdown in the opening mo¬ 
ments. Nelson had special words of praise for him and for French. 

All in all, Duke admitted he had expected the offensive glitter, but 
was most pleasantly surprised by the work of the defensive. 

But this Atkinson person. His teammates on the line moan hap¬ 
pily that when he carries, they block better “for self-preservation 
. . . who wants to get run over by that?” They proved that this Satur¬ 
day, opening timely holes in the Cardinal wall, and Atkinson, pick¬ 
ing the most microscopic gap, would slam through as if it were the 
doorway of Munroe on a morning he got up late. 

In cold, invincible black-and-white, here is what he did. Carried the 
ball 29 times and gained a total of 190 yards. In addition to the G.5 yards 
per carry, which means first down every other time he carries, the 190 
yards eclipsed by four markers Wesleyan’s total output of yards! It also 
represented roughly 68 per cent of Middlebury’s total ground gain for 
the day. Not bad for a sophomore. 

The usual pessimism preceding each contest Middlebury plays states 
that this Worcester contest Saturday will be a tough one, because we 
don't really know what weaknesses to exploit, and may be reading our 
press clippings and so forth. But the answer is quite simple. And the 
answer goes also for Williams, Bates, RPI, Norwich, and Vermont. 

Give It to Atkinson and let him run. 


Clark Bows To Booters, 2-1 
In Rough Worcester Opener 


By BILL WEMMERUS 

Middlebury opened its 1957 soc¬ 
cer season on a successful note 
Saturday, outlasting Clark Univer¬ 
sity of Worcester, Massachusetts, 
for a 2-1 victory. The game was 
fairly rough, with the Panthers 
being charged with nine penalties. 
One of these resulted in Clark's 
shutout—spoiling tally in the sec¬ 
ond half. Jim Worthington and 
John Conradi scored for Middle¬ 
bury during the first half. 

Middlebury started fast and con¬ 
trolled the ball during the first half 
Worthington pushed Midd into the 
lead at 14:30 of the first period' 
with a goal, getting an assist from 
Ed Bancker. At 2:45 of the second 
period Conradi scored, putting the 
Panthers two up. After that the 
Clark defense tightened up and 
Middlebury was through scoring J 
for the day. 

Penalty Shot 

The second half was something 
of a reversal of the first. Clark 
fought an uphill battle and grew 
stronger all the way. In the third 
period Clark had two penalty kicks 
from in close. The first was miss¬ 
ed, but the second was successful 
by Park at 6:45. Play was rough 
in the second half as both teams 
battled for possession—Clark seek¬ 
ing the equalizer and Middlebury 
striving to hang on to its lead. 
Clark dominated the fourth quar¬ 
ter, and the fact that they didn't 
score is due mainly to the fine 
defensive work of fullbacks Gil 
Partch and Bruce Richards,' and 
goalie John Nichols. 

The contest reminded one of last 
•_a- n when the Panthers had an 
ampl defense but were plagued 
i v an inability to .‘••core enough. 
Middlebury again has a strong d 
fense, but the offense has yet to 
prove itself. The attack started 


strongly, but could not keep up 
the pace. Coach Reynolds substi¬ 
tuted freely in the game, while 
Clark used only one replacement. 
Still, it was Clark that finished 
stronger. Middlebury’s fullbacks 
played well, and were never taken 
out for a substitute. 

Reynolds Pleased 

Ci.ach Reynolds seemed pleased 
with the team’s performance. He 
sa.d that the team looked very 
„ood in the first half, and that 
the line worked well together. Sev¬ 
eral members of the team being 
sick was partially responsible fur 
the large number of substitutions. 

Captain Rich Miner said that the 
warn looked better than it did 
against Dartmouth in a pre-season 
scrimmage, but it still has a long 
way to go. Miner feels that ex¬ 
perience has helped the team a 
great deal. Seasoned veterans make 
up the defense, and the l.ne 
has more scoring punch than has. 
year. 

Frosh See Action 

Middlebury had far more scor¬ 
ing opportunities than the opposi¬ 
tion, taking about 12 shots to six 
for Clark. Starting for Middlebury 
was Ed Bancker at center, Scott 
Greer and Worthington at the 
wings, and Jim Irwin and Conradi 
on the inside. The halfbacks were 
Miner, Dave Collin, and Bob Hall. 
Partch and Richards played full¬ 
back and Nichols took care of the 
net minding chores. Four fresh¬ 
men played their first game for | 
Midd — Alex Garipow, Harvey 
Gray, Dave Ross, and Bob Brad- 
dock. 

Clark's lineup was studded with 
foreign players, with two Ethiopi¬ 
ans, two Englishmen, and one Ko¬ 
rean. 

Reynolds anticipates an even 
match with Union this Saturday. 


fine blocking on the part of the 
Blue line. Once into the secondary, 
he cut to the outside and outdis¬ 
tanced the Wesleyan secondary, 
racing for the tally, good for 48 
yards. Pete Aldrich added the 
point, as he had so adeptly done 
on the prevjous three scores, and 
that wound up the Middlebury 
scoring at a neat 28 points. 

Bob Burns, in the finale, chip¬ 
ped in Wesleyan’s only TD, ono 
on which the point was missed. 

The 28-6 victory was as lopsided 
statistically as it was scorewise. 
Atkinson picked up 190 yards in 
29 carries, good for a 6.5 average, 
a feat even more remarkable in 
the light of the fact that the whole 
Wesleyan team was capable of eat¬ 
ing up no more than 186 yards. 
All in all, Middlebury’s total rush¬ 
ing yardage was 281. Pete Aldrich 
picked up 60 yards in 17 cracks 
at the line. Barenborg carried eight 
times, good for 22 yards, while 
Billy Doyle picked up ten yards 
on two tries. 

Middlebury picked up 20 first 
downs as compared to Wesleyan’s 
11. With their ground attack as 
smooth as it was, the Panthers 
took to the air but six times, com- 
n'et'ng two. good for a total of 43 
yards. Both aerials were hauled 
in by Billy French, one a really 
spectacular catch, which eventual¬ 
ly lead to a Middlebury score. 

With Our Opponents 

Worcester Tech 19 New Britain 0 

Williams 25 Trinity 6 

Bates 21 Norwich 14 

Rochester 32 RPI 6 

Vermont 26 Union 6 

CAMPUS 

SPORTS 






THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


PAGE 7 



USH .Kit 



IFC Proposes Changes In Rushing Setup 


By BILL PORTER 

For the benefit of Midd’s new¬ 
comers, “Bush League” is not con¬ 
cerned with those games which 
may be carried on in the bushes, 
but rather with fraternity intramu¬ 
ral flagwaving under the iron hand 
of Commissioner Red Kelly. 

The past week marked the lirst 
practice games of the fall “touch” 
football season. As we see it, the 
term “touch” was a terrible mis¬ 
take. “Kick in the head,’’ or 
“knuckles in the mouth” football 
would have been much closer to 
the truth. At any rate, when the 
smoke cleared, no earth shaking 
events had taken place, but we 
were able'* to climb out on the tra¬ 
ditional limb for some predictions. 

The Sig Eps, who took last years 
title with a nine-zip record, were 
hurt by the graduation of grid 
greats Cote, Woodbury, Palmer, 
and Schneider. They will be rely¬ 
ing largely on returning veterans 
Bruce Barlow, Bob Ray, and Carl 
Scheer. 

Potholes 

The Siggie steamroller will prob¬ 
ably run into a couple of large 
potholes in the form of DU and 
Chi Psi. The DU club wasn’t hit 
very hard by graduation, losing 
only Charlie Sykes and Ed Keen¬ 
an. A fast backfield of Urbach, 
Katz and Kouri with plenty of 
depth, including juniors Morris 
and Percival, should help them 
perform in the usual “All Ameri¬ 
can Boy” fashion. 

Chi Psi could prove quite a 
threat with Maider, Castelli, and 
Bates back, plus Hodges and Rog¬ 
ers in the line, but recurring cases 
of tavern belly have been plaguing 


the squad. Trainer Bates assures 
us that these kinks will be work¬ 
ed off quickly, 

TC and ASP will field their us¬ 
ual quick and unpredictable out¬ 
fits, while KDR led by “Iron Man" 
Bob Ray, and the two Bonners, will 
be right in there. 

P. R. Training 

Whether or not training tables 
in the Pine Room will put forth 
outstanding performances from 
either DKE or PKT remains to be 
seen. At least they are working at 
it. 

The ATO club will be fast and 
light; probably too light, and just 
what ZP or AC will field,we aren't 
in a position to say as yet. 

Generally, though, the race seems 
to stack up with DU and Sig Ep 
chopping at each other, and the 
Chipsies as dark horse candidates, 
but only time will tell. 

More Bostwick 

This week also marks the first 
round skirmishes in the tennis and 
golf tournies. Last year's team 
champs, DKE lost its whole golf 
machine to graduation, but runner 
up PKT still has the Dave Courter, 
Toad Smith, Chuck Rice squad in¬ 
tact. 

The safest predictions are those 
for the individual golf and tennis 
titles. Pete Bostwick should run 
away with both trophies for his 
already enormous collection of 
hardware. 

Don’t judge the all by the ma¬ 
jority. 

You don’t chase a street car 
you’ve already caught. 


(Continued from Page 1) 
“sufficient time to conduct a rush¬ 
ing program that would be fair 
to all.” 

Two week-long introductory ses¬ 
sions during first semester, one 
after Thanksgiving and the other 
after Christmas put more rush¬ 
ing days in the first semester than 
in, the second. 

In its report to faculty mem¬ 
bers, the IFC said “a heavy ma¬ 
jority of fraternities feel that rush¬ 
ing was extended over too long a 
period” and that the Dean of 
Freshman Men was “concerned 
with the study time loss.” 

Too Long a Period 

Johnson told The CAMPUS the 
IFC found it was “hard to enforce 
rushing rules” last year over such 
a long period. He said the frater¬ 
nities complained that “no soon¬ 
er had tffeir houses started to rush 
than rushing was over and they 
were forced to wait a month for 
another rush period.” The rushees, 
he added, were similarly thwarted 
due to the time lag between pe¬ 
riods. 

“The new plan uses vacations 
to the best advantage,” the IFC 
president declared. Thanksgiving 
permits a break for the rushee to 
“consider his first impressions and 
to prepare for Pre-A's.” Christ¬ 
mas vacation will “settle the ex¬ 
citement of rushing just over and 
permits a time to rest for finals.” 

Another advantage, the IFC 
feels, is that mid-term grades will 
be released before rushing. These 
will indicate the rushee's study ha¬ 
bits before fraternities have “in- 
i fluenced or distracted him.” Due 
to the minimum average require¬ 
ment for initiation, the fraternit¬ 


ies will serve, as an “incentive for 
higher marks.” 

Minimum Study Loss 
Any freshman using rushing as 
“an excuse for missing a PrerA 
or assignment,” Johnson declared, 
“will be subject to dismissal from 
the program for a year.” He said 
the new plan is designed to pre¬ 
vent loss of time from studying, 
Johnson and Fred Ward ’58, 
vice president of the Council, spent 
the past week discussing the pro¬ 
gram with individual faculty 
members. 

Qualified endorsement came from 
Dean John Bowker, Chaplain 
Charles Scott and Professors 
Frederick Bowman, Albert Ewell 
Jr., Walter Moyer Jr., Henry Pric- 
kitt, Thomas Reynolds, David 
Smith and Benjamin Wissler. 

Compromise Program 
He termed the program a “com¬ 
promise” between last year’s pseu¬ 
do-second semester system and 
early fall rushing which ended 
two years ago. 

A seven-page letter explaining 
the program was sent by the IFC 
to all faculty members Tuesday. 

Ninety percent of fraternity men 
at Middlebury voiced approval of 
the deferred rushing plan last 


week. Included was overwhelming 
support from all ten houses ex¬ 
cept Delta Upsilor.. 

Schedule Outlined 

Under the new schedule, rush¬ 
ing will start Nov. 25 and 26, with 
rushees attending five half-hour 
compulsory smokers each day. Two 
smokers will be in the late after¬ 
noon and three in the early eve¬ 
ning. There will be no open rush¬ 
ing during these first two days. 

Rushees will visit two houses a 
night during the first full week 
after Thanksgiving vacation, Dec. 
2-6. Smokers at each house will 
be compulsory and will last an 
hour. 

Open rushing will start the 
following Monday, Dec. 9, and will 
continue through Friday. Frater¬ 
nity men will be allowed to visit 
rushees from 1 to 6 p. m. each 
day. 

Each evening from 7 to 8:30 dur¬ 
ing the week of Dec. 9-13 there 
will be open smokers at all frat¬ 
ernity houses. 

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“who are these - 

Unitarians believe the striving to 
live nobly and constructively more 
important than the accepting of 
religious creeds. 

Unitarians are convinced that re¬ 
ligious truths cannot be contrary 
to truth from any other source. 
Unitarians offer a religious pro¬ 
gram for children and adults of 
all cultures, with reason as our 
guide, and servide as our aim. 
Unitarians believe that the great 
end in religious education is, not 
to stamp our minds irresistibly 
on the young, but to stir up their 
own. 

Hear RUTH HOLLY of the 
American Unitarian Associa¬ 
tion speak on 
“Who Are These 
Unitarians?” 

Friday, October 4 

8:00 p.m. 

COMMUNITY HOUSE, 
MIDDLEBURY 

The public is cordially invited 



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PAGE 8 


THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS 


THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 1957 



Drama Groups 
Undergo Change 
In Requirements 


Have Case(s), Will Travel 
Debaters Ready for Year 


MIDD DRIFTS 


By SUE WEBB 

Little Rock, Little Rock, Little 
Rock. These words we hear day 
in, day out. They proclaim the 
existence of innumerable discus¬ 
sions. 

Out of these discussions one very 
significant fact has arisen. Most 
of the discussers are not very 
well informed. 

"I listen to the radio more than 
I read the paper.” ‘‘It takes too 
much time to read the paper.” 
These are typical statements made 
by people who would solve the 
Little Rock crisis. 

The problem seems to lie in an 
inherent self-interest which is pe¬ 
culiar to this generation. Although 
we seem to realize that we ought 
to know what is going on, we sim-> 
ply cannot be bothered. 

Only if we break through our 
self-built euphorias can we ever 
become suitable citizens. 


cases”, stated Dean Kelly and 
Dean Thurber. Married students’ 
apartments may be visited at any 
time with official sanction except 
on Big Weekends, when such 
apartments must be registered, de¬ 
clared Dean Kelly. 


Resolved: that the requirement 
of membership in a labor organi¬ 
zation as a condition of employ¬ 
ment should be illegal. This pro¬ 
vocative question is the intercol¬ 
legiate debating topic for the com¬ 
ing year. 

Arthur Schaefer, instructor in 
economics, will discuss the topic 
at 4:30 p. m. tomorrow and all 
interested students are urged to 
attend. 

‘‘No experience is necessary,” 
announced Frederick Bowman, di¬ 
rector of debate, ‘‘and there are 
many positions open for men and 
women.” 

Bowman said that the annual 
Dog Team Banquet for old and 
new debaters would be this Sunday. | 


Middlebury will first participate 
in a series of round-robin debates 
with Dartmouth, UVM and St. Mi¬ 
chael's. Teams will be sent to the 
annual tournaments at UVM, Tufts, 
St. Lawrence and St. Anselm's. 

Plans are being made to fly a 
team to the University of Roches¬ 
ter tournament early in Novem¬ 
ber and to several other tourna¬ 
ments at which Middlebury has 
not previously been represented. 

Returning debaters are William 
Lofquist ‘58, Barry Tessler ‘58, 
Paul Fitzgerald ’59, John Halpin 
‘59, Henry Moody ‘59 and Frank 
Nolde ’59. 


Drama enthusiasts at Middle¬ 
bury will discover major changes 
this year in campus theatrical or¬ 
ganizations. 

Previously, membership in Play¬ 
ers depended solely on dramatic 
interest. Beginning this fall Play¬ 
ers will resemble the former Wig 
and Pen, which now is a purely 
honorary society. 

Eligibility for Players now hin¬ 
ges upon the accumulation of 100 
points representing 100 hours of 
work on theatrical productions. 
Work on any phase of a drama 


People are talking about the 
type of fraternity party that was 
born last Saturday night. Definite¬ 
ly lacking was the sophomoric (no 
slur intended, ’60) sloppiness and 
raucous conduct. Instead a ra¬ 
ther mellow and mature atmos¬ 
phere prevailed for the most part 
—good enough to warm any trust¬ 
ee’s heart. 


PAINTING PARENTS? 

Any student whose parents paint, 
professionally or otherwise, are re¬ 
quested by Professor Arthur Hea- 
ly to submit their names to the 
fine arts department. 


In 1956, there were 2,368,000 Am¬ 
ericans injured in traffic accidents. 


Risking being branded prosaic 
by everyone at “Midd,” save a 
professor or two, may we suggest 
that you all glance at the coun¬ 
tryside round about. 

It really doesn’t take much of 
one's very valuable time. One 
could squeeze in a quick peek be¬ 
tween 4:30 meetings. It really is 
worth the effort this time of year. 


EPISCOPAL DINNER 

Episcopal students at Middle¬ 
bury have been invited to din*er 
Sunday evening in the St. Steph¬ 
ens Parish Hall. Plans for the for¬ 
mation of a Canterbury - group will 
be presented to the gathering. 


Vermont’s Finest Colonial Inn 


DINNERS SERVED 


Newly sponsored dances at 
the Middlebury Inn every 
Thursday evening provide 
something to do for those who 
find constant studying a dirge. 
It is nice to have somewhere 
to go other than the Golf 
Course or Chipman Hill. 

Of course these dances pre¬ 
clude discarded Army jackets 
and khaki pants, so no doubt 
the ladies of Middlebury won’t 
be invited to too many of them. 


Feelin’ blue? Need money, too? 
Students, we’ve got news for you! 


Any woman seen entering or 
leaving any “non-existent” apart¬ 
ment will become temporarily non¬ 
existent upon the Middlebury cam¬ 
pus. 

Actually the "non-existent” 
apartments consist of five “special 


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Send yours in and 


WHAT’S A BARE-HEADED STRONG MAN? 


Drawn continuously from 
barrel. Also by the gallon - 


CANNON RESTAURANT 


HATLESS ATLAS 


. Richard Miller 
Queena College 


Bakery Lane 
Food Shop _ 


Bucknell 


MOST POPULAR GAME that ever went to col¬ 
lege—that’s Sticklers! Just write a simple riddle 
and a two-word rhyming answer. For example: 
What’s a big cat shot full of holes? (Answer: 
peppered leopard.) Both words must have the 
same number of syllables—bleak freak, fluent 
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drawings’ We’ll pay $25 for every Stickler we 
use in our ads—and for hundreds that never see 
print. While you’re Stickling, light up a light 
smoke —light up a Lucky. You’ll say it’s the 
best-tasting cigarette you ever smoked! 


WHAT IS A ROLLED-UP MAP? 


for the best in cakes. 




cookies and pastry 


Middlebury 


Bakery Lane 






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NORTON’S 


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U. of Colorado 


Beauty Shop 


80 Vo Main Street 


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